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BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE 32GB Review and WiFi PlayBook Comparison

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RIM has released the latest version of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and this latest piece of hardware comes with a radio that supports LTE and HSPA+ networks. Other than the radio connectivity, there’s really not much separating this PlayBook from its predecessor. Therefore, the best way to approach this review is a discussion around the decisions to make a radio-enabled PlayBook, as well as some of the advantages and use-cases around why you may want a 4G LTE PlayBook.
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Fido Launches LTE Network in 6 Canadian Cities

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Canadian Carrier Fido has launched their LTE network in 6 cities today with more to follow in the coming months. They begun the LTE services with a mobile hotspot product and also offer LTE SIMs for people who bring their existing LTE device to Fido.
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Data Usage Demystified: Free Network Traffic Control for BlackBerry

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The BlackBerry platform has always been good about sipping data. If you’re ever curious about how much data you’re putting through you phone, give Network Traffic Control by S4BB a try for free.
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Boost Mobile Launches the BlackBerry Curve 9310 with Social Plans

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Boost Mobile has introduced the BlackBerry Curve 9310 with dedicated BBM button and a new BBM unlimited plan for as little as $30 a month.
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Rumor: Balsillie Wanted to Offer BlackBerry Network to Carriers for Low Cost Instant Messaging and Social Media

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Rumor has it that before Balsillie left RIM, he tried to convince the board of a plan to offer the BlackBerry network’s services to carriers, so they could route data and offload costs associated with small bandwidth data from instant messaging and social media. This plan, without knowing the exact details of it, makes a lot of sense and it’s too bad the board vetoed it. Imagine all the smartphones the carriers could sell if they could offer it with a free data plan that only extends to IM and social media. We’ve heard of plans like this in India, and North America and Europe could really benefit.
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Lost Smartphone Experiment Highlights The Need For Mobile Security Measures

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Scott Wright, a researcher and security coach hired by Symantec conducted a small-scale experiment in which he “lost” 50 smartphones in a few big cities. Loaded with tracking software, the phones had some made-up personal and corporate data to try and determine what the people who found the phones would access. Carried out in late 2011, the test gleans into what really happens when you lose an unsecured smartphone.
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